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head out this evennng. the snow showers will continue through the next couple of hours before we dry out. here's our storm out some of the roadways. we are looking at highway 218 in waterloo. travel traveled may be a little slick. cedar falls, rrds look fine with justt light dusting. but again, with temperatures below afternoon with northwesterly winds from 10 to 20 miles per hour, current temperatures. 20s and 30s across the area. we will have more on the weekend f frecast coming up in just a few minutes. flurries causing some issues on the the weekend forecast coming up in just a few
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roadways for driirs ecifically i i one of our northern counties.. a semi jacknifes on highway 218 near waverly this afternoon the driver lost control because of the road conditions kwwls oliviaamancino joins us live from the bremer sheriffs department with more deputies on the scene told me the slick highway caused this driver to lose control this happened just south of the waverly exit on 218 you can see the semi here, crews were working to pull it out of the road. deputies say the semi is very light and didn't have a lot of cargo in it so the driver lost control fairly easy. but the good thing --no one was hurt while crews were worsing to pull that truck out they did have so be advised of that and the roads,
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we've got you covered...olivia mancino...kwwl news. thanks olivia. recovering from an organ transplant takes a physical and emotional toll -- but two oelwein patients are going it together. kwwl's macllod hageman vvsits mercy hospital -- where both patients are recovering from double-lung transplant procedures. mac? since the eighties -- less than 130 iowans have undergone lung transplants. this year -- two wheaton franciscan healthcare patients form a friendship -- from their former hardship. (nats... start button) it's the quiet sound of rehabilitation for pamela haun and josh voshel.. (nats... walking) walking through their double-lung transplant recovery -- together. "it's wonderful just to have someone to talk to, who has been exactly through the same "it's life-changing for the better. it's great to have a good friend
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that call when the donor is going to come about." josh and pamela's respiratory specialist -- brianne ledesma -- says their bond in spires oththrs. "it's very rewarding. i feel so blessed to be a part of their journey, just to help them along. they're wonderful people, and they take advantag of every minute of every day." "in all the wheaton iowa facilitieses mercy hospital in rehab department. so, it works but i just realized i needed to get it done if i was going to staying alive any longer." (nats... stop button) "people out there have no idea friend, josh, a second chance at life, and that just means the
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according to wheaton franciscan healthcare -- pam is the 121st person to receive a lung transplant in iowa -- and josh is the 123rd. medical experts say their newfound bond is nono only inspiring -- but beneficial for the both of them. we've got you covered -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. accordinig to the national heart, lung and blood institute -- the number of double- lung transplants has gone up over the years. more double-lung transpants are now done than single-lung transplants. schools aren't just giving out report cards these days - - they are also getting them. it's part of a new iowa school report card program. kwwl's jessica hartman met with one area school that brought home an a on its report card. the report card rate's each schools' performance in areas like math & reading, graduation
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hudson high school scored in the top 13% of the state with a high- performamace rating. the integration of technology into the classroom by teachers - - that's one of he big factors hudson's superintntndent says led to the succesful report card. and udents aren't just taking notes. with a 3d printer - - students are designing and printing their own projects. "acctually print out thaa model on a 3-d prininer and see hat it works and actually is the way the other big factor in the school's high score - - teachehes. specifically teachers mentoring teachers for more innovative education techniques hudsoo isn't the only high rating school in eastern iowa. you can see where your school ranks by heading to the kwwl website - - report cards. we've got you covered live in the
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other top scoring high schools in our area include denver, wavavrly - shee rock, and decorah. family and friend are gathering tonight....rememberi ng the iowa state student who died after sheeas hit by a caa. emmalee jacobs is orginally from urbana...graduating from center point- urbana last spring with honors. she was even recognized as kwwl's best of class. "emmalee jacobs and i'm from urbaaa." kwwl's hillary maglin in jacobs hometown tonight as they remember the girl gone too soon. emmalee jacobs. the iowa state freshman....remembered in her hometown of urbana as the girl with a kind heart. (sot) "you knew emmalee. emmalee was a presence in our hallways, very nice%to talk only by her high school principal, but she wws well liked by her peers and teachers as well. (sot. cg: hillary maglin) "this is center point-urbana high school where emmalee graduated from last spring. staff membersay it's been a didificult week."" the schhl is even
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back in ames, police are still searching for who hit the freshman. sot) "we can't necessarily speculate who was at fault that morning, but we want them to do the rigigt thing and come forward." ames police now worry the case could go cold... as the person who hit her and witnesses may be leaving campus forrthe holidays. (sot. g: jason tuttle/ames police commander) "there could be potential witnesses that saw something that morning, but they may be a student, and so they're leaving town this so we're trying to get the word out." and jacob's princncpal agrees....whoever did this, needs to come forward. (sot. cg: rob libolt/center point-urbana high school principal) "i wish this person would stepup and be accountable for himself, and just do the rigg thing. nott only for himself or herself, but for the family." we've got you covered in urbana... hillary maglin... kwwl news. there is a visitation currently being held as wespeak at the center point united memeodist
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jacobs funerrl is set for tomorrow. she would have been finishing her first semester of college this week. a missouri state trooper is now charged in the death of n iowa man who drowned in custody. trooper anthony piercy faces charges of invuntary manslaughter in the death of... 20-year-old brandon ellingson. brandon drowned in the custody of a trooper in may of 2014. ellingson as handcuffed in a police boat after being cited for being drunk. he eithhr fell or mped into the water and drowned. the trooper says he put a lifevest on ellingson--but it came off in the water. tonight is the final race for one dog track in iowa. after tonight, dog racing will come to an end in council bluffs. according to execs at horseshoe casino - the home of bluffs un -- interest in dog racing has declined over the years. they say between 50 and 100
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enough to keep racing going. investigators are expanding their search to see if a former iowa lottery official rigged more games in other states eddie tipton was convicted in july of fraud afr buying a winning lottery ticket in 2010.. after winning, he was accused of rigging lottery computers to see the numbers in advance. investigators are now looking into possible tampering with lotteries in 37 other states that used computers when tipton joined in 2003. decision 2016.... gop presidential candidate carly fiorina in dubuque today. she spoke to more than 60 mcgraw hill education employees during a town hall meeting. during her talk, she touted her zero-based budget plan, and tried to strengthen her position as a washington outsider looking to fix a corrupt system in washington. the weather is finally coopererting with area a ki resorts, meaning we could see
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as this weekend. but first, a lot of prep work is needed to get those hills ready. kwwl's brad hanson joins us live now from sundown mountain in dubuque where the snow is flying. and brad, it's finally there. it sure is--the snow has been flying here for the past couple of days, but thanks only to the machines right next door the grass is still very green...not much snow to be found anywhere else. but tons to be found here--that's because they finally hit the magic number for making snow--28 degrees. the general manager here tells me they've been running their snow guns on full blast for the past couple of days. all told, hsays they like to have thirty million gallons on the
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roughly three to six feet everywhere. sundown is tentatively planning to open this weekend---we'' hear more from the general manager about that and the snow making process tonight at ten. in dubuque, brad hanson...kwwl news. sundown will also be hosting a rail j jm event tomorrow--the full resort won't be open yet, but it'll be a chance for some to get out--at least a little bit. coming up on kwwl, a man accused trying to block out statements he made to police. and - 32 high school wrestling "now your storm track 7 meteorologist kyle kiel. here are a couple heart disease. asthma. diabetes.
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pictures this afternoon of the
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wasn't much snow, but just enough to create a white coat on area roads and dewalks, as well as a d dsting along ggssy areaa these snow showers have created slick spots on the roadways, so use caution bs you head out this evening. threat tracker shows the snow ending early this evening. we will see clearing skies later tonight. that leads to mostllsunny skies onnaturday, with a few more clouds heading into sunday, with a slight chance for rain showeru in the afternoon. storm track 7 live doppler radar shows scattered snow showers continuing across the region. here is a closese look at where the moderate to heavier bands of snow are setting up. these continue off tothe east and south east, and will begin to issipate over r he next
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there will be light accumulations, but again, just enough to create slick spots on the roadways. use caution as you head out. this is all part of a weak disturbance tracking through the area, bringing windy conditioios. behind thatt we ve clearing kies that will get in here as we head later into tonight. here are a loo at the storm track seven live weatherr network cameras across eastern iowa. you can see the light dusting ofnow ross the area. travel along e roadways lloks fine, but remember some of the roads less traveled there could be more slic spots, so watch out for that. some areas have only had a few light flurries. many of you along and south of interstate 80 have had areas
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thth afternoon. here arr a look at the current wind speeds across the area. it's been windy at times with northwest winds from 10 to 20 les per hour. temperatures are in the 20s and 30s, with wind chills in the single digits and teens across the area. we will continue to see wind chills in the single digits s vernight. here's a look at future track. it is showing the snow showers continuing into the early evening hours. we daghter makes a urt appearance to try to block out statements he made to police about the incident. sixty-two year old robert stern of dubuque is charged with first-degree murder. he allegedly admitted to police he killed his 27- year-old daughter, kimberly stern in their dubuque home kwwl's shirley descorbeth has
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robert stern -- the man accused of shooting his daughter to death with three different guns....wwlks into court on the phone, it said they heard something, might've possibly be someone shot." in june -- officers responded to the 2100 block of clarke drive -- found sixty-two year old stern sitting in his living room -- while his daughter...twenty- seven year old kimberly stern was dead in the back bedroom. "she was d dceased. she had a couple of bullet holes that i could see." "and some of those officers took the stand here at the dubuque county courthouse. they were questioned about stern's mental state the day of the crime and whether his miranda rights were given." his attorney'sslaim ststrn did not intelligently waive his miranda rights when he admitted to the crime. "was a form used in the process of informing mr. stern of his miranda rights?" "no." so now...they want to exlude statements he made to police. at the hearing -- investigators were also questioned abouu an audio recording of stern's
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to have been deleted. "i believe it was not a technical issue...but an operator error. it was more than likely there, but i hit okay...and at that point it was gone." now it's up to the judge to decide whether those statments will be left out of the trial or not. we've got you covered in dubuque...shirley descscrbeth...kwwl news. as of right now -- the trial for robert stern is set for january twenty-sixth. coming up... a a g wrestling ttrnament goiig on right now in waterloo as 32 teams from around the state hit the mats... zach grant has highlights from the battle of waterloo "now, kwwl sports."
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tournament got underway thi morning... the meet features 32 teams from around the state and almost serves as a state sized meet early in the season . lets take a look at the morning sessions... in the bill dotson bracket lisbon came out on top of western dubuque by the score 42-21... d topped waverly shell rock ininthe semi-final round by two points 38-36. waverly shell rock then beat iowa city west 49-30 to take third the trojans then finishes fourth in the bracket. on to the bob bowlsby bracket dobosco is the champ after beating cr prairie... now your looking at the score and saying hey its 28- 28... don bosco beaa the prairie hawks on the 8th critiera... most first points.. talk about a great match. in the consolation match crestwood took down charles city
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so class a school win both of the morning brackets lets now take a look at the ultimatly fell 46-36 next we move on to new hampton at 110 pounds noaa glaser this was one of the more physical matches today you saw the big take down from glaser and then he nearly gets a pin... but holds on for the 7-2 victory glaser waterloo wests cody rodebebsh got a pin for the wahawks but they fell big to 152 pounds using his leg to get that take down... he wins by a major decision 15-4 nolting i was on the wrong side of the mat but waterloo east omar begic must have needed all of ten seconds
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for three oints sealed his 7-3 victory. sot habben.
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main street social club of cedar falls...for another big donation to the salvation army. a $250.00 donation to my kettle, as rthey did last yee...over the anncr: when the attacks come here... ...the person behind thihidesk willllave to protect yoyo family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken counter-terrorism surveiance,
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